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BG Chap 18 - Happiness in the mode of ignorance

That happiness which is blind to self realization, which is delusion from beginning to end and which arises from sleep, laziness and inattention is in the mode of ignorance. Laziness is lethargy concerning use of the senses, and inattention is lack of attention to what should be done and what should not be done. For the person in the mode of passion there might be some kind of ephemeral happiness in the beginning and at the end distress, but for the person in the mode of ignorance there is only distress both in the beginning and at the end.

There is no living being on earth or in heaven who is free from the three guṇas arising from prakṛti. In this world among men; in Svarga among the devas; among all creatures in the creation from Brahmā down to the immovable entities, there is no living entity and no object which is free of the modes. Among all things made of the three modes, those in goodness should be accepted because they are useful, and those in the lower modes should be rejected.